Registration is taken by appointment only. Please note, Haight, Nea, Paden and Ruby Bridges Schools are currently full. To be placed on the waitlist for one of these schools or to register for another site, please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte.
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up now for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of 5 workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. Please check back in August for more information.
Alameda Island Kids is a service provided by Girls Incorporated of the Island City since 1981 We provide state licensed, on-site child care specially designed to care for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade at six elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, Lum, and Otis Elementary Schools. At each school site, we maintain safe, quality centers while adhering to the required school-age ratio of 14 children to 1 adult. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.
Party! with a Purpose
Friday, September 30, 2016
6:30pm - 9:30pm
$125 per person
Special Group Rate packages, $75 per person
Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral Platia
4700 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland CA
Party! with a Purpose is a spectacular gathering for a great cause: Empowering girls for life.
Dance concert by The Sun Kings. Food, drink by 25 award-winning Bay Area chefs, vintners, brewers, and mixologists. Throw in painting a giant mural, henna tattoos, photo fun, and Giant Jenga. And we've added Special Group Rate Packages for $75 per person. What are you waiting for? No other fundraising--auctions, raffles, or appeals--will take place at this event. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Thank you to our new sponsors, donors, and purveyors: The LeCount-Simeone Family, Anne Cook and Christopher Wornum, Asena Restaurant, and Dragon Rouge Vietnamese Bistro.
Each time we visit the Platia, we get pretty excited about Party! with a Purpose. So we made a video to share the spectacular view and space with you!
We are also excited about our distinctive and award-winning culinary offerings, wines, craft beers and ciders, and signature cocktails. These extremely generous establishments are donating their time, talent, and treasure to ensure you have an evening to remember. Please visit and support them for making this event possible! View the list of our award-winning culinary and drink purveyors. We will be updating this list as more purveyors join us.
For more information about Party! with a Purpose, to purchase tickets, or to become a sponsor, visit www.giicpartywithpurpose.org.
STRONG and healthy -- Girls Inc. girls are physically active, in charge of their own reproductive health, and have sound body image and relationships.
SMART and educated -- Girls Inc. girls are college-bound, motivated to succeed academically, and confident in STEAM fields.
BOLD and independent -- Girls Inc. girls are economically literate and are assertive, resilient advocates for themselves and others.
As Girls Inc. looks to the next 50 years, the community will continue to play a critical role in our girls’ lives, inspiring future Strong, Smart, & Bold makers and leaders! Join us.
Check Out Eureka!
A fun and unique, multi-year program for teen girls that develops their career interests and opportunities in STEM through a curriculum involving hands-on learning, fields trips, job shadows, networking, college-readiness, mentorships, vocational education, and professional skills training. The program also builds girls’ confidence by teaching swimming and self-defense, and exploring other athletic and outdoor pursuits.